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MLU to move alongside Consultant-led unit at PRH

24 October 2019 Women choosing to give birth at the Wrekin Midwife Led Unit (MLU) in Telford will move into state-of-the-art new facilities located next to Consultant-led facilities in the New Year. A modular ward created for the NHS The move will also allow The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust (SaTH), which runs the MLU to create [...]

MLU to move alongside Consultant-led unit at PRH2019-10-24T13:49:45+01:00

Therapy-led ward to open at RSH

23 October 2019 A ward designed to shorten the length of stay for patients at the Royal Shrewsbury Hospital (RSH) is set to open this winter. The 13-bed therapy-led ward, with an adjoining discharge lounge, will open in the Copthorne Building at RSH in the New Year and will help to free up acute beds over the winter months. The [...]

Therapy-led ward to open at RSH2019-10-23T11:19:43+01:00

Shropshire Care Closer to Home heads south of the county for pop-up event

23 October 2019 The following information is from our partners at Shropshire Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) A pop-up event aiming to listen to ‘What Matters to You’ about local health and social care services is being held in Ludlow on Thursday, 24 October, 2019. Representatives from Shropshire Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) will be in the main reception area of Ludlow [...]

Shropshire Care Closer to Home heads south of the county for pop-up event2019-10-24T09:12:53+01:00

The sky’s the limit for Debbie’s fundraiser

22 October 2019 A Nurse at the Trust that runs Shropshire’s acute hospitals has ticked an item off her bucket list by taking part in a 10,000 feet skydive to raise money for the care of patients at the end of their lives. Debbie Snooke enjoying the veiws from 10,000ft And Debbie Snooke enjoyed the experience so much, [...]

The sky’s the limit for Debbie’s fundraiser2019-10-22T12:58:20+01:00

SaTH to host regional health event

21 October 2019 Experts from across the UK will gather in Telford this week for a conference which is being hosted by the Trust that runs Shropshire’s acute hospitals. The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust (SaTH) has been chosen to host the annual meeting of the Midland Thoracic Society. The meeting brings together respiratory physicians, trainees and specialist nurses [...]

SaTH to host regional health event2019-10-21T12:19:45+01:00

Improving patient experience at SaTH

15 October 2019 The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust (SaTH) is developing a new committee to improve experience for patients regardless of their background. SaTH, which runs the Royal Shrewsbury Hospital and the Princess Royal Hospital, Telford, is looking for members of the public to join staff from the Trust on its new Equality, Diversity and Inclusivity sub-committee. Ruth [...]

Improving patient experience at SaTH2019-10-15T10:16:26+01:00

Every Mind Matters – groundbreaking mental health platform launched

7 October 2019 The following information is from Shropshire Council in partnership with Public Health England Public Health England (PHE), in partnership with the NHS, today launches Every Mind Matters to help people take simple steps to look after their mental health, improve their mental wellbeing and support others. It is increasingly recognised that taking care of our mental health [...]

Every Mind Matters – groundbreaking mental health platform launched2019-10-07T15:36:09+01:00

Coffee shop voucher thank you to staff who have their flu jab

4 October 2019 Staff who have their annual flu jab at The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust (SaTH) will receive a coffee shop voucher as a thank you. Emma Salvoni, front, with Karla Jennings-Preece and Natalie Hall showing off our Flu DJ T-shirts The Trust wants to encourage as many staff as possible to have their jab [...]

Coffee shop voucher thank you to staff who have their flu jab2019-10-04T15:50:20+01:00

Stop smoking this October

1 October 2019 The following message is from Shropshire and Telford & Wrekin Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs) Smokers in Shropshire and Telford & Wrekin are being encouraged to join in with the nation’s biggest quit attempt and ‘split up’ with smoking from 1 October. So far Stoptober has supported more than 1.9 million people on their quit journey. This year [...]

Stop smoking this October2019-10-02T11:22:13+01:00

Hospital at Night Team’s simple solution to improve patient care

23 September 2019 A team at the Trust which runs Shropshire’s acute hospitals has come up with a simple solution to improve the care of patients who need medical treatment during the night. Abi Scriven with the new labels The Hospital at Night Team at The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust (SaTH) has developed highly-visual alert labels [...]

Hospital at Night Team’s simple solution to improve patient care2019-09-23T14:26:44+01:00